Week 4 – Managing Risks Effectively – Shuffle Q/A 2

25. A project manager has identified a number of tasks in an upcoming project with dependencies. Most of the dependencies are start to finish. What situation is this dependency describing?

  • Task 2 cannot start until Task 1 has finished risks
  • Task 2 cannot start until Task 1 has started
  • Task 2 cannot finish until Task 1 has started
  • Task 2 cannot finish until Task 1 has finished

26. The risk management process can provide project managers a better understanding of what information? Select all that apply.

  • When exactly the risk will occur
  • Who the project manager needs to consult about a risk
  • How could the project manager mitigate the potential risk
  • What could go wrong with the project

27. As a project manager practicing risk management, you’ve already identified the risk. Now, you’re determining the likelihood and potential impact the risk will have on your project. Which risk management step does this represent?

  • Avoid risks
  • Analyze risks
  • Monitor and control risks
  • Treat risks

28. A project manager attempts to determine the root cause of a problem that has already occurred. Which tool below can help them?

  • Fishbone diagram
  • Stakeholder map
  • Risk register
  • Project charter

29. What is scope creep in project management?

  • The unexpected risks that can come together and form into a single issue that affect the scope of a project near completion
  • The changes, growth, and uncontrolled factors that affect the project’s scope at any point after the project begins
  • The additional time a project takes to complete due to unforeseen setbacks
  • The amount of time that a project will take to complete as setbacks begin to arise

30. Which of the following risk types most commonly impact projects? Select all that apply.

  • Inherent risks
  • Budget risks
  • Time risks
  • Scope risks

31. A project manager is concerned about the workload an internal team is taking on for an upcoming project. The project manager decides to shift this workload to an external supplier. What kind of risk mitigation strategy is this?

  • Transferring risk
  • Accepting risk
  • Avoiding risk
  • Controlling risk

32. Should a risk management plan be updated regularly?

  • Yes; the plan is a living document and should include new findings
  • Maybe; if the stakeholders specifically request the updates
  • No; the plan should be determined as early as possible

33. A project manager needs to identify and plan for potential events that can impact the project. What are these potential events called in project management?

  • Risks
  • Delays
  • Problems
  • Issues

34. A project manager completes a fishbone diagram. They completed three steps: define the problem, identify categories, and brainstorm causes. What is the next step they should take to complete the fishbone diagram?

  • Mitigate the causes
  • Analyze the causes
  • Identify risks
  • Monitor feedback

Shuffle Q/A 3

35. What does a risk management plan typically contain? Select all that apply.

  • Probability estimates for each risk
  • A mitigation plan for each risk
  • An executive summary
  • A competitor analysis for each risk

36. Why should project managers communicate risks clearly to stakeholders? Select all that apply.

  • To increase trust in the relationship
  • To get them to provide additional teammates, if necessary
  • To convince them to provide an increase in budget, if necessary
  • To deflect blame on project issues, if necessary

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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